Bullets and red leaves. November 26th 2006 Travel in style!
thats what I said.
Kyoto is exactly as I expected it. And that is not meant in a arrogant sarcastic way. I expected it to be out of control beautiful and it was.
I decided at the last minute to get a shinkansen to Kyoto for a weekend of cultural stuff and to meet with Denis.
We (well, he, being the tour guide and that) choose the busiest tourist weekend of the year here b ... read more
Asia » Japan » Ehime » Ochi » Kamijima In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more